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Is it normal to have gum tissue sloughing off after a crown prep (in the area of the prep)? If not, what are the possible/likely causes?
Tissue sloughing: Tissue sloughing is not normal under any circumstances. Did you have an impression taken after the crown preparation? You may have had a reaction to the materials used to retract the gum tissue, or to the impression material. Or perhaps a reaction to any anesthetic used in the gum tissue around the tooth. In any case, return to have your dentist examine the area. ...Read more
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Gum lesions?: Depending on the clinical picture, gums can "peel" or slough off due to gum disease, trauma, viral, bacteria or other miscellaneous causes. You would need to see a laser periodontist for a complete evaluation. The nd/yag laser can sometimes help in a big way in these situations. www.drgums.com. ...Read more
Surgical aid: Gtr is a procedure used to stimulate bone and gum tissue growth when done in combination with flap surgery. A small piece of mesh-like fabric is inserted between the bone and gum tissue. This keeps the gum tissue from growing into the area where the bone should be, allowing the bone and connective tissue to regrow and restore lost bone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hyperplasia: If you have gum tissue growing into dental decay, it means you have a pretty large cavity. The tooth needs to be evaluated to determine if it is even restorable. If it is, the gum tissue can be trimmed away and the tooth restored. See a local dentist for further advice.... ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Not especially: What was done or what is your situation that caused the inflamed gum tissue? Knowing that would help us answer your question more completely and accurately. One of the best ways to help things heal in general is to keep them clean, eat a healthy diet, avoid further irritation and get sufficient rest. If you have had recent dental treatment, ask your dentist for more specific advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Two issues: The larger the graft the less it shrinks and the color of the tissue is determined by the donor site. Folks to tend to scar or get keloids, tend to wind up with lumpier grafts. If that disturbes a patient, it can be trimmed later. I would not do that for three to six months after the graft. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it common to lose gum tissue after an extraction? Also,is it a bad thing to keep gauze over the whole 3-5 days after the extraction?
Yes and yes: When tooth removed bone/gums recede. An extracted tooth usually requires replacement to prevent collapse of the remaining dentition. Gauge should be used until bleeding stops, no longer. Please return to your Dentist to discuss these issues with him/her. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a dentist !: Gingival tissue that is separating from the tooth forming a pocket like that could be indicative of periodontal problems. The sooner you are examined and treated the sooner your problem will be arrested. You really can't do anything personally to correct periodontal defects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: This will vary depending on where you live, how many teeth need grafting, etc. You should get opinions from two different periodontists. ...Read more
Can it happen to many people who have advanced gum recession that any type of soft tissue grafting just would not help? Where do the gums go to?
Gum disease: Recession is a sign of gum disease. You have lost bone. Grafting can only help if you have enough bone to maintain your teeth. Grafting is done to be able to maintain the soft tissue attachment to protect the bone. A periodontist can evaluate your situation to help you keep your teeth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello i noticed I have a small black dot on my gum the mark takes up the surface area of the very tip of my gum tissue.The part looks like a triangle?
I seems have herpes on my gum tissue. My ex has those and did not know until now. What type of risk in my feauture if I have oral herpes?
2 years ago bitting my nails and cut my gum tissue on the front lower tooth really bad... piece of gum tissue is still just hanging there.
Only have 1mm of hard gum tissue covering lower canine. It has receded due to gum disease however under control. Will further recession happen anyway?
Swollen gum tissue: Swollen gum tissue behind your back tooth is called an operculum. It can be redundant, excess tissue, tissue left over following removal of a wisdom tooth, or the flap of tissue covering an erupting wisdom tooth. Visit your dentist to have him/her check it out for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a biopsy of the gum tissue, it came bk with traces off bruising please wot causes that 2 happen thankyou?
Biopsy results: The best person to answer this question for you is the dentist who took the biopsy. He\she knows your complete medical and dental history and has personally examined you as well. We can only give you a list of possibilities while your own dentist can either determine the exact cause or give you a pretty good educated guess. Discuss this issue with your dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had gingivitis for 5 months and my gums stopped bleeding about 2 or 3 months ago. will my gum tissue recover?
I have very limited opening of my mouth. Hurts pretty bad when i try to open it more, feels like gum tissue's are tearing. What is wrong?
TMJ? See a dentist: It sounds like you may have a muscle spasm causing you the pain and the problem with opening. There are several possible causes. You need to see a dentist to get a definite diagnosis. In the mean time you can try gentle stretching, advil, (ibuprofen) soft diet and time to see if it goes away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had wiadom tooth out tues gums tissues grown over hole left with a lil hole am i still at risk of dry socket.Was a qiuk and simple extraction. .
5 DAYS: Typically, most dry sockets develop in the first 5 days or so. So you are still at a reasonable risk. When gum tissues start to cover the area, thus trapping the clotted blood underneath, you are at a better chance of uneventful recovery and healing. Make sure to follow the surgeon's/dentist's post-op instructions, and if something is not feeling normal, contact the office. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I expect after a soft tissue graft? I'm going to have a free gingical graft to thicken the gum tissue around the area where a crown is going. From reading a bit about, it sounds to me like it might be a painful procedure. Is there much special ca
There : There are a few different techniques to thicken the gum. If the gum is transplanted from your palate, the roof of your mouth will be painful for a few days. Patients often compare the pain to a pizza burn. Your periodontist should send you home with written instructions that you should review together before you leave the office. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a soft tissue laser be used to vaporize the top gum tissue, in order to reduce sulcus depths, as part of periodontal treatment?
Not exactly but..: There are a number of dental lasers with specific wavelengths that affect the gums and bone around the teeth in different ways, according to the need. An nd/yag using an fda cleared protocol can promote bone regeneration in addition to killing bacteria. We also have success with erbium and co2 lasers. It is important to choose a laser with the correct wavelength for success. www.drgums.com. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What happens when allograph tissue material is placed between my gums and teeth roots and it does not work due to the thinness of my gums?
Is it possible to perform an operculectomy to remove gum tissue on impacted wisdom tooth if only a very small portion of the tooth is visible?
Operculectomy: An operculectomy is ideal for a tooth that is fully rupted and the back half of the tooth still has a small flap covering it. If the tooth is not fully erupted but still impacted, then removal may be the treatment of choice. And dental exam should be requested to make sure the right treatment is done. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Shock like pain in and around gum tissue of new crown with pain in jaw too. Bite is not too high. Root canal went well....? No one knows, i need help
Sorry but..: Sorry but this requires an exam, x-rays and some tests that need to be done personally and not over the internet. How long ago was the rct and crown done? When did the symptoms first appear? "no one knows"?- who have you seen? This may require a second opinion by an endodontist and\or general dentist. A cbct scan (3d image) may be helpful with a diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a wisdom tooth removed on tues at 10 30am..It was a quik simple removal..Now the gum tissue has grown over the hole im just left wit a lil hole?
Does acid reflux destroy the gum tissue as well a teeth. Like the gum tissue on maxilla will that be eroded?
I have small bump inside the mouth... Left side.. Just under the gums area.. On the soft tissues.. It is painless...
Hi, I have extra piece of gum tissue behind my central incisor for years, it is hanging around my mouth and it is growing, is it harmful?
Not sure: Cannot tell you over the internet, sight unseen, if it is harmful. It may be caused by inflammation due to a periodontal problem, could be more serious if you are a smoker. Your local dentist, who can actually examine it and treat you, is best prepared to put your mind at ease. Give him/her a call for an appointment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do sometimes dentists have to cut out extra piece of gum tissue in your inner mouth I have this extra tissue which i can feel with my tongue ?
Have it checked out: The question is too broad to really give you an accurate answer to your question as it pertains to your specific situation. Do patients ever require surgery to remove excess or diseased tissue? Of course. But that is not to say that is what you would require. See your own dentist to evaluate what you are feeling. If might be a very simple fix that does not require any surgery at all! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will my gums heal back together after cutting and separating them while flossing? I was recently flossing in-between my lower front teeth and cut my gum between the teeth. The cut is diagonal, and has created a triangular section of tissue to be separated
I had tooth14 pulled 6 weeks ago & now I have a bone spicule coming through gum tissue. Could this cause referred sinus pain on leftside of nose?
I have braces and a canine tooth being pulled into place.Ortho wants to remove excess gum tissue with a laser.With a low pain tolerance, will it hurt?
Just how swollen can I expect my facial area to be following an allograft gum tissue grafting on two adjacent upper front teeth?
Post Op Swelling: You should only have mild to moderate swelling. Having said that, the amount of swelling varies from individual to individual. I have found the biggest determining factor is how easily you bruise. It also varies according to local conditions, medical history, medications, expertise of surgeon, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had dental work today Topical numbing gel caused severe irritation and peeling on gum tissue. Very uncomfortable. How can I heal this?
Could your gums be white from scar tissue after having oral surgery to remove teeth a few years back? If not, what could cause it. Tested neg for hiv
What popular dental implant system would usually result in the least amount of gum tissue cutting if there is no need for added bone or gum grafting?
Most will: A straight forward surgical implant placement might only need a "tissue punch" or hole or a small incision to allow for the proper placement . Along with a surgical stent made from a CBCT scan, most any of the many root form implant systems will work as you describe. It would depend on what your surgical and restorative team prefers! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most commercially available chewing gum contains a sugary sweetener that breaks down into acid which can contribute to tooth decay and gum disease. Sugar-free chewing gum is better, but the best option is chewing gum with xylitol, a naturally-occuring wood sugar that bacteria can't digest. This not only stimulates salivary flow to neutralize acids but it also ...Read more
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more